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, an old friend of mine and a partner who is a planner with the port of san francisco. welcome. thank you for coming along. and jane connors, who is the building manager. she will lead us on a walk through the building as we move along and talk about that as well. this is a fund and a unique place in san francisco, big, open space. a couple of times a week this is filled with a marketplace. >> 100 farmers. they are here on saturday. the farmers market is out front, and also on tuesday's we have about 60 farmers out front. >> and that is on the plaza? >> on saturday it is back here, and on tuesday it is in the front. >> i guess i am interested in what happens. we have a plaza where the ferry boats used to come. what happened? >> the whole backside of the building was originally line for ferryboats. it could handle about 14 boats at one time. the building was built in 1898, and the ferry boats were very popular up until the bay bridge got built in the early 1930's. at that time, the passengers shifted from taking the ferry boats out to going across the bridge and a ferry boat service dimini
in washington this weekend. >> port: thpresident declared himself modestly optimistic congress could still reach an agreement to head off huge tax hikes on january first, but he also warned lawmakers to get their work done. >> the american people are not going to have patience with a self-inflicted wound on the economy. >> reporter: senate republican leader mitch mcconnell called the white house meeting a good one and he told his fellow republicans he hoped to have a fiscal cliff recommendation soon. >> we will be working hard to see if we can get there in next 24 hours and so i am hopeful and optimistic. >> reporter: but the sticking point remains finding something that can make it through the house with enough support from republicans. >> it seems like the 250 threshold that the president proposed previously is unlikely to pass the house in its current form, and so without some sort of additional compromise there, it seems unlikely that we're going to get something done before the end of the year. >> susie: you know thanks for that report. i am just wondering from all of the reporting you have
the cliff- hanger over the nation's east and gulf coast ports, is almost over. federal mediators say dockworkers represented by the longshoremen's union and the u.s. maritime alliance are close to finalizing a new labor deal. so close, that they've extended the deadline on negotiations by another 30 days. this heads off a strike that could have begun on sunday, crippling 14 important ports. the possibility of a strike worried retailers, manufacturers, and farmers, and risked losses in the billions. >> susie: our next guest says once the fiscal cliff mess is resolved, there will be an explosion of mergers and acquisitions in 2013. he's robert profusek, chairman of the global m&a practice at jones day. so bob why you are so up beat about more mergers and being a acquisitions especially with everything going on with the fiscal cliff. >> it's a pessimistic time andthat is a cause for optimism in the merger market. m & a has been fantastic. 9 market has been okay. it's not been at the terrible but it's been good. it's been held back by the negativism that was focused on the eu and this ye
- hanger over the nation's east and gulf coast ports, is almost over. federal mediators say dockworkers represented by the longshoremen's union and the u.s. maritime alliance are close to finalizing a new labor deal. so close, that they've extended the deadline on negotiations by another 30 days. this heads off a strike that could have begun on sunday, crippling 14 important ports. the possibility of a strike worried retailers, manufacturers, and farmers, and risked losses in the billions. >> susie: our next guest says once the fiscal cliff mess is resolved, there will be an explosion of mergers and acquisitions in 2013. he's robert profusek, chairman of the global m&a practice at jones day. so bob why you are so up beat about more mergers and being a acquisitions especially with everything going on with the fiscal cliff. >> it's a pessimistic time andtn the merger market. m & a has been fantastic. 9 market has been okay. it's not been at th terrible bus been good. it's been held back by the negativism that was focused on the eu and this year it's the fiscal cliff and the election and e
obama will be david gregory's interview -- guest on meet the press. that port strike is averted for now. the longshoremen union has expired -- extended their expiring contract by 30 days. it puts off a strike by more the 14,000 longshoremen at 50 ports across the country, including here in baltimore. a strike with the crippled operations at ports. it's reported major steps have been taken towards resolving this ongoing dispute. an abrupt end to the career of one long term maryland civil- rights leader. carl snowden will retire january 8. the office of the announcement earlier today. the decision comes amid legal problems. he was convicted last month of marijuana possession and has a court date for violating his probation in a drunk driving case. tonight was a reversal of fortune for morgan state university's president. the board of regents voted to renew his contract, weeks after voting not to. >> president wilson was diplomatic when i inquired about what led up to this controversy and why it suddenly ended in his favor, instead of pointing the finger at his critics, he took the high ro
came in there and destroy everything. it goes about 300 meters inland, so nothing was safe. in the port activities, the containers, it's impressive derelict, you have it take that into account in places where you put containers in there because it was a big problem. and infrastructure also have some things was destroyed. bridges, airport. that's in santiago, absolutely far away from where the epicenter was. in terms of people who was meeting close to 500 people, 150 was because of the tsunami, 350 because of the earthquake. that is why, i show you why later. in certain areas over there just in -- 47 people died at once because they are on an island 100 meters off the coast and when the first wave came in, the island was completely flooded. people tried to escape so they can't so they climb into the trees and when the navy get in there just about at the top of the trees. that's what we found. the cost was close to 30 billion u.s. dollars. how we organize, well, we have something similar that you have. we have the national emergency office under the internal affair minister and they h
from ports from boston to houston. coming up. plus the fbi has again released its file on marilyn monroe. this time minus all of the redactions. what the documents say about her and her suspected ties to communism ahead. and word that president george h.w. bush is improving and even singing in the hospital. that's coming up as we approach the bottom of the hour and the top of the news. [ cellphone chirping ] [ buzzing ] bye dad. drive safe. k. love you. [ chirping, buzzing continues ] [ horn honks ] [ buzzing continues ] [ male announcer ] the sprint drive first app. blocks and replies to texts while you drive. we can live without the &. visit sprint.com/drive. [ male announcer ] it started long ago. the joy of giving something everything you've got. it takes passion. and it's not letting up anytime soon. at unitedhealthcare insurance company, we understand that commitment. and always have. so does aarp, an organization serving the needs of americans 50 and over for generations. so it's no surprise millions have chosen an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedh
shut down ports all over the east coast have been averted for now. the longshoremen union along the east coast and the gulf of mexico says it will extend its contract for the next 30 days. that extension prevented a possible strike which could have crippled operations at ports that handle nearly half of all cargo in the united states including in our area at the port of baltimore. >>> we have breaking news tonight out of prince george's county where we are following a deadly fire in a townhome in green belt. you're looking live at the scene on laurel hill road. the flames broke out an hour ago. fire investigators say one person is dead in this fire, two others in the hospital, but with nonlife threatening injuries. no word yet on a cause. >>> a news alert from the district, d.c. police want to talk with these two men they are calling persons of interest in the murder of a man on capitol hill. the victim, jason emma, was shot and killed monday while he sat in his car on c street northeast blocks from his home. emma grew up in arlington county and had just recently moved to capito
on all of the ports on the east coast of america? >> it would have been fairly significant if we would had a shutdown on all of the ports from the east to texas and it would affect importing, exporting, manufacturers who rely on inputs to production, farmers who are trying to get their products to market overseas, trucking companies who sold jobs to pick up containers at the ports this would have been felt fairly wide throughout the u.s. economy. >> can you put a number on it? can we look at previous shutdowns of ports and what they cost the u.s. economy on a per-dayis bahhis, for example? >> sure thing. when we look back at what happened in 2002 we had a full shutdown on the west coast with a ten-day lockout. that lockout cost the u.s. economy about $1 billion a day and it took more than six months to fully recover from. >> i have to think that a lot of retailers have already tried to make alternate plans because they were fearful this was going happen and so as a result have started to spend money. did some companies start airfreighting stuff instead which would be much more expensiv
for -- ports on the east coast has been averted for now. the longshoremen's union along the east coast and gulf of mexico says it will extend its contract for 30 days. that prevents a possible strike that could have crippled operations at ports including in baltimore. no. 1, a few tickets to the inaugural ball will be released to the public. if you want to go, head to the presidential inauguration committee's website to sign up. when tickets become available everyone who signed up online will get an e-mail and those tickets will be sold on a first come, first serve basis. the ball will be held january 21st. that's tonight's fox 5 top five. >>> gary is back and i'm guessing it's a little too early to ask you about the inaugural forecast, 20 days away. >> they're always cold. the climatologically speaking yeah, it's going to be cold. >> i'll prepare. it was bone chilling cold four years ago. it was terrible. >> but what if it were snowing? >> i walk around like randy in the christmas stores. >> i always get to stay inside when it's nice and warm. sue goes out for the inaugurals and all that stuff
systems amongst our fairious departments, police, fire, port, the dpw, rpd and of course the sfmta 700 megahertz, am i correct, radio system? so, i want to make sure we're aligning all of these system so we have effective uses of funds and resources it so there is as much alignment as possible so that we have the savings that we need. so, i think those are the questions that continually come up for me. not the need to replace the system. i think the need is very, very clear and i'm happy to support this today. i just want to make sure that conversation continues and i'm glad that it started. these meetings, in the past six months, but i do really want some answers about how we're going to share on these facilities and leases and what it's going to take to improve these facilities to meet the needs of our city and our communication system. >> yes, i'll be interacting with the mda and other departments. in fact, this particular project, we are recommended that the transportation agency co-locate their system, the bd system, thereby they share the existing fiber, existing wireless, [speak
a port and place rubber safety surface and benches to match the existing park benches. the play area will be surrounded by landscaping and a fence with a gated entrance from the existing interior park pathway. there will also be a donor recognition plan to tastefully recognize donors who support this project. in march of 2012 the rec-park commission approved the conceptual plan. the donor recognition plan, and the recommendation to the board of supervisors to accept and expend this grant. and in may they approved the memorandum of understanding between the parks alliance, the friends group and rec park. so, now the san francisco parks alliance, as the friends group fiscal agent, they are prepared to make two grants. one part of the grant is a cash gift valued at $37,500 which is to fund the cost of the rec parkman jerk to oversee this project during construction and to make sure that the friends group really adheres to the city's policies and guidelines. the second part of the grant is about $830,000, and that is the cost of the entire playground which will be a gift to the city. cur
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forging a temporary deal to avoid shutting down major ports and our economy. sounds like good news. why is someone here still seeing a ship wreck ahead? >> coming up. the port strike may have been averted for about a month, but someone here is saying it's not smooth sailing for the economy just yet. plus, the gang >> a last minute deal averts a crippling strike from maine to texas, but the temporary agreement will only last about a month and jim, you say this could be the costliest union threat yet? how so? >> we've already seen retailers like home depot, lowe's and target affect their business. we're in an age of just-in-time delivery. and when you disrupt that, you disrupt things when times are tough. bear in mind, also, there are 25 million people out of work. 52 million on food stamps and the unions are choosing now to flex their muscles. i don't know who is running pr for these people, it might be "monty python," it's bad timing and bad pr. >> brenda: and these people say they need a better, livable wage. yeah, what's wrong with workers getting a raise and wages going up overall
have been the first port call by the self-defense force vessels. myanmar wanted to prevent a strong reaction from china. informed sources say two japanese mine sweepers were due to stop at myanmar's largest city but it was called off at myanmar's request. relations between japan and china remain tense. japan owns the islands, both china and taiwan claim them. myanmar has made other moves out of the consideration for china despite the criticism from the west in november. police in the country cracked down on demonstrations against a copper mine operated by a chinese firm and a firm linked to the military. over 70 protesters were injured and forged close relations with china during the military rule when western countries imposed economic sanctions on the country in the past two decades, investment from china has totalled $14 billion. >>> as china increases its economic and military clout, asean countries are pressed to come up with policies that combine hard and soft approaches to the neighbor. geothermal power is attracting global attention. the philippines is taking advantage of th
out extension. it could of idolled ports that that handles 40% of the cargo. the federal mediator today said he is cautiously optimistic that an agreement could be reached in the next month. >>> preparations for the rose parade. plus, the silver lining in all of the storm clouds. >>> part of northern california where white means green. coloring up a booming business. >>> the rain showers will be on the increase this evening. an updated look at live storm tracker 2. the one part of your weekend that will be dry. and when a high surf advisory kicks in across the bay area >>> time to check in with mark. >> the storm tracker, nothing extreme just yet. a weak system. a few showers, right now, you can not see, the coverage, i will mention if you see the green not everybody picking it up. not all of it reaching the ground just yet. here it is. sweeping. the bulk of the action is to the south and to the west. we will see the activity moving across the bay. across the bridge. nothing major here. just in the form of a few sprinkles across the bay bridge and up in the north bay, once again,
trust to occupy a port portion of the right of way to a portion of the city owned concrete ramp level provide nuclear access to the a proposed new access of the garage at 44 eaive. >> i have sponsored this item on behalf of the item but i would like to refer to supervisor campos total disposal of the item. >>> thank you for support son coring this item on the department of public works and i would like to accepted this back to committee for consideration and it's not because of any questions about the merits or the merits of the project. but it's simply in terms of process, we learned that the t p w final engineering determination was not received by the neighbors about about four days ago and so we want to have a better process in terms of giving the numbers of the public an at any time to provide input on this and so with that in mind, i hereby make a motion to send this back to committee. >> supervisor campos has made a motion to send this back to committee and seconded by supervisor mar and colleagues if we could do that without objection we can send seasoned that back to t
on the port and the one at tunnel road and they used to operate seven or eight other ones. they want to see the material handled. it's sort of there is an old garbage guy adage that you want to get your hands on everything and keep it, but they understand that their major role is providing the kind of background coverage for everything. as you were pointing out earlier, this is valuable material that picks up and moves on it's own. >> right. >> and that could mean an advantage for us in terms of that material not having to be paid for and carried by the very expensive systems. >> it would be a collaboration where you create a multi-tiered distribution system, where it ends up ultimately there, but someone makes something at each step of the way? >> actually, they said they are open to being a collector for a more kind of mobile system or a smaller subset. when you mentioned technology, i had forgotten to bring up that we have three reverse vending machines where you put your bottle in and get the nickel back, instead of the other way around. it's an old technology that didn't work to we
of refurbishing drums and he will be missed as he movies his business from frank to port lapped and you contribute so much to the unique character the san francisco and south of market and thank you for supporting our arts and community which, is deeply moved by your departure and so the board of supervisors pretend you with this accommodation and if you we would like to you come up and take a picture after your words sam. >> well, i want to thank my beautiful wife, i never expected this, janice, all of my employees over the years, jason ebbly, coal gill, rich felix michael park son, mark a both and i already set said my beautiful wife but i'm going to say it again my friend and machinist jack, my favorite thing to do is not sell a thousand dollar drum it's to fix a drum for somebody and send them on their way and know that when they get to their practice or gig, they are going to have a smile on their face knowing that their drum sounds great. that means the most to me. and thank you. thank you supervisor kim we have two more presentations for today and i'll kick off both them and colleagu
some effort to have the survey port blend in a little bit more and i just wonder if some further tweaking of that could make even more of a difference. i don't know elements well enough to be able to say that but -- >>> at the whereas meeting this matter was before us, i found that the body and everything was out of place. it was not an attractive building or anything like that but it seemed out of place and out of scale and i do prevent appreciate the work and effort put into trying to address the concerns raised by the appellate and and to an extension it's somewhat of a modification and some effort, i think. it's certainly more acceptable than it was the last time we were here. i think the scale still i would have opted the top four being taken off but the reduction is some movement but, i think the back of the building looks dramatically much better. and i think more palatable to those who reside behind it and i'm willing to uphold it priding that it's code client and all of the issues held by the zoning and administrator are dealt with in this process. >> i have a que
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ports across the country including here in baltimore. a strike would have crippled operations along the ports. it's reported major steps have been taken toward resolving the on going dispute. >>> carl snow, director of civil rights for the maryland attorney general's office, will retire on january 8th. the ag's office made that announcement friday. this decision comes amid some legal problems for snoweden. he was convicted last month of marijuana possession and has a court date last night. >>> one minute he's out, the next he's back in. the roller coaster ride for morgan state university's president david wilson appears to be over. yesterday the board voted to renew his contract. george lettuce has more. >> david wilson told us he is honored morgan state board of regents renewed his confidence by extending his contract to june 2014. friday's decision comes just a few weeks after the board voted to oust him as president, a situation he blames himself for. >> i'm the president of the institution. and so, as president, the buck stops in the president's office. and so certainly whatever
. treated and released officers were hit. >> a strike that threatened to shut down east coast ports this weekend has been avoided. the long shoreman union agreed to extend the contract 30 days while negotiations continue on a collective bargaining agreement. the current contract was set to expire sunday morning. a strike could wo havei]+&รท affected 40% of u.s. ports on the west coast are not involved in this. >> human rights activists denouncing vladimir putin's signing of a law banning americans from adopting russian children saying orphans have become small change in a political game. the latest on this emotional story for hundreds of you us parents. official friday morning signing a fwoil prevent american families from adopting russian observe yanz. it's breaking the hearts of american couples in the process of becoming parents. many children have special needs. brit and jamie were trying to adopt a russian baby with down syndrome. the law stopped him from leaving russia. >> it's unbelievable that that is where you're at this, little boy we consider one of our children, already.
by 30 days. the move puts off a threatened sunday strike by 14,000 long shore men and 15 ports across the country including baltimore. a strike would have crippled operations at the port. it's reported major steps have been take ton resolve the dispute. >>> the end of a career of one long time civil rights leader. carl snoweden will retire january 8th. the office made the announcement friday. this decision comes against some legal problems for snoweden. he was convicted last month of marijuana possession and has a court date next month for violating his probation in a drunk driving case. >>> one minute he's out, the next he's back in. that roller coaster ride for morgan state university president david wilson appears to be over. yesterday the board agreed to renew his contract. >> shortly after the vote, dr. david wilson told us he is honored morgan state university's board renewed their confidence in him by extending his contract to june 2014. friday's decision comes a few weeks after the board voted to oust him as president, a situation he blames himself for. >> i'm the president of
? and could you comment on where the commercial space ports of the future will be located? >> well, for suborbital manned spaceflight, they can use any airport with a 12,000 foot runway. branson is considering doing it in an isolated place in new mexico. i tried to talk him into doing it in a place where there is an ocean and something worth looking. at any rate, his plan to put spaceports in five or six different countries, he wants to do one or you can let people see the northern lights during your space flight. so he has some really neat ideas about where it could be done. when you look at where funds are available for a space port, there is one planned in dubai. there is not one affordable enough to fly into orbit, so i suggest that we had better solve that problem and then think about what a space port would look like. >> your thoughts on using model aviation as a funnel for youth to get into aircraft engineering, because your friends at the faa are trying to lump us then with the uab program. >> not just the faa. they are now in the air force debating how do you give an air m
resigned in that postition. but his port foalo inother positions in the state . he was not punished at all for the security lapses in benghazi. the other three are on a paid christmas holiday . they will be back in another part of the state department. they promised head said would roll and nothing has. secretary clinton has eye lot to answer for. why are they purposely misleading the public and making it look as if employees were punished or left their jobs when in fact nothing has happened. they just shifted the desk chairs. that's it . no one paid the price for the deaths of those four brave americans. shameful. >> and the independent riview board found that assistant secretary for diplomatic security eric boswell did a poor job much making sure u.s. personnel in libya were safe and secower in the the benghazi . they left them in uation . what should happen to the four pime in the state department. >> well, the state department will try to make it sound and secretary clinton will make the case. if they only had five billion more we could prevent another benghazi. the truth is, arb point
of the week. >> in the bad. >> time now for ports sports. >> this is a pretty big news. robert the ghost gurero worked for an opportunity like this. cross t's biggest bout >>> good evening, a source tells me a megafight is close to a done deal. here is what i know. fight would take place in las all likelihood this would be a he vechblt it would be the biggest pay day for gurero, the current champ after pummeling of barto in october. they have pursued this fight. he told me he thinks he's earned it. that he thinks he could win it. he's good enough stob the starter. the head coach back tracking from a statement sunday after the team lost to carolina. today told the media prior will snart san diego for a season fin nauly sunday. this is as much as an indictment on linered this, will be the first nfl start. listed as inactive. >> i'm anxious to see him plaichl i want to see him relax. play the game of football the way it's supposed to be played. i want to see us being able to get in and out of the hole and the operation smooth, running of>!bs then, make sure he makes good decisions. protect
ports of the world, india, europe, china, who wanted to stay here after they graduated and work on their companies, create new start-ups, but they were unable to do so because after you graduate you get a job with an existing company or you leave and for many them that was not a good option and they left and took their ideas and companies with them. >> so they get their fancy education here and go back to indian or somewhere else. >>guest: we would like to stem the tide and keep em closer, and bring them back to the united states so they can create new jobs. and new companies. >> if they wored for a company they could have stayed? >>guest: if you get sponsored by a large corporation you can get the prop visas to work in the country but you cannot self sponsor and you cannot be here and create your own start-ups without going through some pretty significant legal work. >> to build this big ship where people live cost as lot of money and people are actually giving you money for this? >>guest: the face book funder and creator ofay pay pal is helping us and bringing in a number of i
to be able to clear the ports and the channels to be able to open it up for maritime traffic in the bay. this part, this event, was the satellite, construction of a satellite medical facility. some of our military capability is we have the right engineers and people that can go in and rebuild infrastructure and support. so one of the things they did during this exercise, they actually went in there for about a week-long event and actually constructed a building and this also helps us it restore capability to wherever we are responding to. this shows a lot of different response here. this is our urban search and rescue event that was part of the overall exercise. we had a lot of different partners that responded to this rubble pile. we had urban search and rescue, u.s. coast guard, and this provided an opportunity for our military to work with the federal and state partners there in learning how to interact with their agencies and also being able to learn some of the different capabilities that they have in using their equipment. we also had some medical partners there where they were
and gaffes that occurs in the gulf port area during katrina. they expected us to learn from that and indeed we have. i caution you again, we are not prepared, we are not prepared for the next nightmare scenario, but we can better prepare ourselves every day with the activities you are taking on now. i thank you in advance for the family, the child, the son, the daughter, who has no idea that their life is going to be uprooted by catastrophe within the confines of the san francisco bay area or perhaps in a western pacific nation or in africa or south america. i thank you in advance for the good work you are going to do. because there's going to come a point, be it an ert quake, be it a tsunami, be it a man-made heinous terrorist catastrophe, that makes a large group of people feel helpless and feel hopeless. your efforts today, your passion, your commitment, your desire to make a difference, will give help and give hope to those people. it may be your family or it may be a family across the world. it is what we do, it is what you do and i'm proud to count myself among you. so i thank yo
headquarters, fort mason, was the fisherman's wharf area was the port of embarkation for the wars in the pacific. just this week we brought in a world war ii 16-inch bottle ship gun to the marine head lands to put it up at battery townsly which would have been the pinnacle of coastal artillery in world war ii. so, we now have a canon or artillery collection that spans in our park that spans from the civil war to the cold war, including a preserve 19-missile base. some of you also know that during the 1906 earthquake, the army assisted greatly in the response to the city's needs. and the public flocked to the open lands at golden gate park and at the presidio, the open areas that they had there. the army provided tents and food for them during that transition period. all of our planning indicates that that probably would happen again if we had a big one. they probably would be coming to the lands that we now manage. so, what is the park services' connection to all of this? we have our centennial of our organization coming up in 2016 in four years, and we feel what we believe are am
in pensacola, florida, and i owned the branch clinics that existed in new orleans, pascagula and gulf port, mississippi. we thought we had dodged the bullet and then the levies broke and who would have predicted that there was a sea of humanity in the super dome that basically was in extreme miss? who would have predicted in this day and age we would lose many, many people based on the fact they couldn't be medevacked, that the hospitals themselves had been flooded and the hospital staff was having to carry critically ill patients up to the top floors to avoid the water that was filling in the rooms. who would have predicted that? and were we set up to handle that? and who would have predicted in the early goings there would be civic disorder and civic disobedience and lack of command and control and then the military came there and provided that stability for a while until the civic authorities took over and eventually got things moving in a fairly organized continuum. we learned a tremendous amount of lessons from that, lessons that i hope no other city will ever have to repeat again
with our own departments from the port of san francisco to our sheriff to our police and fire, led by our emergency management division, getting all of our departments from public works to our mta and others together to understand what our roles were and to begin something that i think other cities are beginning to understand are invaluable, creating the relationships, doing the table top exercises and then taking that further step of progress that we've done that i saw personally yesterday is going from table top exercises, going from green our counterparts and all the different ranks and understanding their roles to actually practicing what we do. and i can't think of a department more than our public health department who has the best trauma center in the bay area in san francisco through our general hospital to then be with me yesterday and understand how an emergency surgical pop-up tent can be created in less than one hour on the beach of san francisco. and to know and to look these people in the eye, the people from the u.s. navy that put up these tents and set up the gurnies and u
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inside. there's a hot port right here, there's a cold port right here and the hot and cold mix inside this cartridge. and inside this, also, is a pressure balance feature, a little piston that goes back and forth to adjust for changes in pressure in your building. so if somebody flushed the toilet you wouldn't get scalded from the shower valve. so what i'm going to be looking for is is there a place where impurities or something washed up in here to clog this port here the hot water port or is this cartridge clogged? so, now, it starts for us by turning the water off so i hope there's a couple of shutoff valves behind this plate. all right, so there's the handle. now a good tip is actually to close the drain so no screws go down there. and now we're going to take off the plate. no shutoffs here. to the basement we go. all right, so the water is off. now we're going to take apart this valve. i'm going to pull this retainer clip. and i do not want to lose it inside the wall. there we go. all right, so we don't want any water to come out and go down inside th
'm marianne rafferty. no dock worker strike, at least for now. eastern port operators and long shoremen agreeing to a 30-day contract extension. a walkout threatened for sunday would have shut down terminals in new york, houston and savanna, georgia. a negotiator is cautiously optimistic that they can work out their issues by the new january 28 deadline. former president george h.w. bush in intensive care in a houston hospital. but a spokesperson says he continues to improve. the 88-year-old former president is in good spirits and has been talking with doctors and nurses and even singing. he has been hospitalized since november 23 for an elevated fever, following a bronchitis-related cough. he was moved to intensive care on sunday. now back to "on the record." for your latest headline, go to foxnews.com. now, back to "on the record." >> greta: this is a fox news weather alert for the second time this week a large part of the country is bracing for an extreme winter storm. now, who is going to get slammed and when. in accuweather meteorologist jim dickey is tracking that storm. jim, who
that they don't understand, we have a big port in alabama. they took exception with that. the point is that the -- even their pucker powder is extraordinary. they are going on trade fairs. they are going on trade missions. they are aggressive about seeing where all the candy can be sold, and they're a successful example of it. there's numerous examples. the economy -- the chilan miners, the drillers that saved their lives, and how they exported their drilling rigs to the world. the reality is, i think, that the consumers around the world, people want american goods because they tend to often be the best, the most innovative, and it's our job in government to open the markets because that's good for american business, and it's good for people around the world to have access to american technology, and i think it's the job american businesses to see the opportunities and to recognize there's still a cashe to make things made in america. thanks. >> hello, so i want to talk about the other side of exportation that you mentioned, the idea of exporting ideas. >> yes. >> and my question is
averted for now. a potentially crippling port strike is put on hold. what the two sides agree to today and how long it will last. >>> i'm still tracking some rain across parts of the bay area. coming up where the heaviest rain is >>> the u.s. senate approved $16 million in aid to victims of hurricane sandy. republicans said the bill included too much money for unrelated aid projects and tried to institute a measure with half the funding. the bill now moves to the house of representatives who reconvenes on sunday. there's no word if the bill will be considered before the current house session ends. >>> for the second time a man has been killed in new york after someone pushed him in front of an oncoming train. it happened late last night in a station in queens. now police are looking for a woman who witnesses say was sitting on a bench before shoving the 46-year-old man on to a track. witnesses say the two had no contract prior to the incident. >>> in singapore, an indian woman died today two days after she was gang raped and beaten in new dell delhi. the 23-year-old victim was taken t
that they deeply regret the announcement. >>> crisis averted for now. a potentially crippling port strike is put on hold. what the two sides agree to today and how long it will last. >>> i'm still tracking some rain across parts of the bay area. coming up where the heaviest rain is falling right now. also shower chances for your saturday. >>> and a wide array of champane is a sure sign that new year's is here. how san francisco is getting ready. >>> the u.s. senate approved $16 million in aid to victims of hurricane sandy. republicans said the bill included too much money for unrelated aid projects and tried to institute a measure with half the funding. the bill now moves to the house of representatives who reconvenes on sunday. there's no word if the bill will be considered before the current house session ends. >>> for the second time a man has been killed in new york after someone pushed him in front of an oncoming train. it happened late last night in a station in queens. now police are looking for a woman who witnesses say was sitting on a bench before shoving the 46-year-old man on to a t
and pass that. instead to my they came back to washington to get their fix. the port that is in this bil, and it is ridiculous. tom: like you said, trying to cram all this in before the end of the year. is -- every piece ofp proponent writing about this has said this is critical. you do it before the end of the year because these victims are sitting there, and it's true. the victims are still sitting there in horrible conditions. temporary housing. a lot of that ends on december 31st. in motel rooms, try to figure out where to go. homes are destroyed. is the some urgency, some part of this that can make a difference in some part of somebody's life next week? >> is no doubt about it, but make the case for why the senate should have done this right. what put all this pork inerrant way this bill down. it's disgraceful to load a bill like this that has good motives to my good intentions, help people with pork. it's an emergency bill for sandy victims. it's typical of washington. exactly the type of thing that needs to stop in the city. frankly, it encourages young people like me who will hav
. the threatened walk out could have idled ports. a made itemmer is cautionly optimistic. > >>> eight united states sailors are suing japan's electronic power company. they say that the company lied about radiation dangers after last year's quake and tsunami. they were delivering aid from the regan after the disaster. they stay they were sickened by radiation from the nuclear plant and now suffer from cancer and other physical problems. >> i just want to get it out. i'm not after this for any financial compensation, i just want the truth to be told. we were lied to. people's lives weren't robust ono the ship. >> the sailors say the government knew how dangerous the situation was and never warned them act risks. they are seek ten million dollars in damages and 30 million in punitive damages for each of the plaintiffs. >> the population is set to hit 315 million by new year's day. that is an increase of less than 1% since april of 2010 which was the last time a population snap shot was taken. that growth is at a slower pace than projected. the bureau sites low births and immigration rates as possi
holman. >> holman: the u.s. economy has dodged a potentially crippling strike at ports up and down the east coast and gulf coast at least, for now. the longshoremen's union agreed today to extend its existing contract by another month. that word came after the union and shipping lines worked out a deal on royalty payments for unloading containers. the contract extension gives the two sides time to resolve their remaining issues. wall street finished the week with its fifth straight losing session. stocks have been falling as concern mounts that washington will fail to get a budget deal. the dow jones industrial average lost 158 points today, to close at 12,938. the nasdaq fell 25 points to close at 2,960. for the week, both the dow and the nasdaq fell 2%. sectarian tensions flared across iraq today as tens of thousands of sunnis staged mass protests against the shi-ite-led government. there were rallies in fallujah and ramadi, where protests already had erupted earlier this week. today, mosul, tikrit and samarra had demonstrations as well. protesters took to the streets waving fla
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